Episode 3: The Insider’s Guide to Chicago

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Episode 3 finds Kathy, Ines and Kyna ranting and raving about Chicago, the city they live in and love. Learn the hidden hotspots and which places are all hype from people who’ve been there. From high rollers to budget travelers, baseball fans to tiki aficionados, there’s something for everyone in the Windy City.

Got any hidden gems of your own? Tell us in the comments and also listen to the episode here. 

Podcast Notes
Here’s a go-to guide to our Chicago faves!

Do
Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry
Chicago Shakespeare Theatre (35 and Under $20 tickets)
Hot Tix
Second City
IO (formerly ImprovOlympic)
Architectural Boat Tour (You sometimes find discounted boat tour tix via Hot Tix)
Signature Room at the John Hancock Building (Check out the ladies’ room!)
List of Free Museum Days
Chicago White Sox Tickets
Chicago Festival Guide
Millennium Park Event Schedule
Chicago Water Taxi

Eat
(Insider dining tip: Chicago’s liquor license laws are so draconian that many restaurants just don’t bother. As a result, many places are BYOB. Call ahead or check the restaurant’s website to see if you can save some bucks and bring your own booze!)
Next
Girl and the Goat
Little Goat
Au Cheval (home of the Food Network’s best burger in the US!)
Urban Belly
Allende’s
Big Star
Antique Taco
La Pasadita
Mr. Taco
Tanta

Drink
Rossi’s
Deca at the Ritz-Carlton
Nomi at the Park Hyatt
Roof at the Wit
Fountainhead
The Plymouth
Lost Lake
Three Dots and a Dash
Hala Kahiki
Sidetrack

Run/Bike for Your Life (or Your Dinner)
606 Trail
Divvy Bikeshare

Dance Till Ya Can’t
Slippery Slope
Holiday Club
The Whistler (Also has great whiskey!)
Beauty Bar

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